God’s Very Good Idea

God’s very good idea is to have lots of different people enjoying loving him and loving each other. This stunningly illustrated journey from the garden of Eden to God’s heavenly throne room shows how despite our sinfulness, everyone can be a part of God’s very good idea through the saving work of Christ.

This book celebrates diversity and will help children see how people from all ethnic and social backgrounds are valuable to God and how Jesus came to rescue all kinds of people. It will also excite them about being part of church – God’s delightfully different family.


we are asking a kids leader or parent to read out our favourite kids book at the moment for you to enjoy. Barnaby is currently a Ministry Trainee at Dundonald and helps lead Stackers (5-8s) and JOLT (8-11s).

Barnaby’s Reading:


we are asking the same kids leader or parent to give us their own thoughts on the book they have read

Barnaby’s Review:

‘it is a wonderful book, with beautiful illustrations that take you through the big story of the Bible and show how it is all about God building his big and diverse family. It is clear, Biblical and extremely relevant for us at the moment. I think it is a valuable resource for parents hoping to show their children God’s heart for diversity, and how we express our love for God by loving people however different from us they might be. Diversity is at the heart of the gospel, and as such this book acts as a very clear gospel message to remind us and our kids of!

More about the author :

Dundonald Kids

Dundonald Kids is the team led by our Children's Minister Natasha Small that aims to partner with parents in growing young disciples of Christ.

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